_Application.CleanString(String) Method

Definition

Removes nonprinting characters (character codes 1 – 29) and special Microsoft Word characters from the specified string or changes them to spaces (character code 32).

public:
 System::String ^ CleanString(System::String ^ String);
public string CleanString (string String);
abstract member CleanString : string -> string
Public Function CleanString (String As String) As String

Parameters

String
String

Required String. The source string.

Returns

String

Remarks

The following characters are converted as described in this table.

7 (beep)Removed unless preceded by character 13 (paragraph), then converted to character 9 (tab).
10 (line feed)Converted to character 13 (paragraph) unless preceded by character 13, then removed.
13 (paragraph)Unchanged.
31 (optional hyphen)Removed.
160 (nonbreaking space)Converted to character 32 (space).
172 (optional hyphen)Removed.
176 (nonbreaking space)Converted to character 32 (space).
182 (paragraph mark)Removed.
183 (bullet)Converted to character 32 (space).

Applies to